Valentine's Day 2020 writing competition: Finalist 4


We asked our readers to write a 100-word story about love. Here is one of our shortlisted entries. It has not been edited


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She stands in front of the mirror. Her big brown eyes, dull yet rich in colour. Her nose with a short bridge sprinkled with freckles. Sighing deeply, the corner of her eyes lift as she smiles at her own reflection. The morning sun kisses her skin, but that is not all she feels. As she looks at herself once more, she realises that she is content. Warmth spreads through her body as she looks back at the beautiful girl in the mirror with pure love and adoration. Elated, she gets ready to start another day, full of love and confidence.